Nelson Turnley House, 700 N. 27th Street

Year Built: 1853

Architectural Style: Greek Revival with Victorian additions

District: Church Hill North 

Mr. Turnley was a custodian at the Medical College, and later a tobacconist and land developer. The house was built as a three-bay building with a side-hall plan. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, the house was extended to the south with a Victorian porch with elaborate brackets and turned posts.